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The Hepworth Wakefield win at ACE Best Product Awards 2017

15 March 2017

The Association for Cultural Enterprise Best Product Awards took place on the evening of 14 March 2017, following a Gala Dinner at the National Museum of Scotland, Edinburgh.

The Hepworth Wakefield were finalists in two categories:
- Best Range for...

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Statement from The Hepworth Wakefield on the death of Howard Hodgkin

09 March 2017

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We are deeply saddened to hear of the death of Howard Hodgkin. He was one of the most important artists of our time. It has been a huge privilege and pleasure for The Hepworth Wakefield to work so closely with...

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The winner of the Hepworth Prize for Sculpture People's Choice Award

14 February 2017

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The winner of The Hepworth Prize for Sculpture People’s Choice Award is....Phyllida Barlow.

Since the exhibition opened on 20 October 2016, visitors have been voting for their winner in the galleries and online. 43.5% of the vote went to Barlow,...

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Wonderful Start to 2017 as Wakefield Cultural Consortium awarded £223,000 from Arts Council England

12 January 2017

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Wakefield Cultural Consortium has been awarded £223,000 from Arts Council England’s Cultural Destinations initiative.

The Hepworth Wakefield is part of the partnership of 16 local cultural venues, businesses and tourism organisations who have teamed up to help promote Wakefield as...

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Helen Marten wins the first Hepworth Prize for Sculpture

17 November 2016

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The inaugural Hepworth Prize for Sculpture has been awarded to Helen Marten. The winner was announced at an award ceremony at The Hepworth Wakefield this evening.

The £30,000 prize, which recognises a British or UK-based artist of any age, at...

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